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  • Federal

    All Resource-reliant Communities, 2001

    There are nearly 2000 reliant-communities shown on this map. They represent all the communities that have a substantial economic reliance on activities directly related to one of five resource sectors – agriculture, energy, fisheries, forestry and mining.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Combined Resource-reliant Communities, 2001

    Each of the 84 communities shown on this map has a 30% or higher reliance on two of the resource sectors of agriculture, energy, fisheries, forestry or mining. The large majority of these communities are located in the four western provinces (48) or in Quebec (25). Most are small communities in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Distribution of Freshwater - Wetlands

    Wetlands are lands permanently or temporarily submerged or permeated by water, and characterized by plants adapted to saturated-soil conditions. Wetlands are the only ecosystem designated for conservation by international convention because they absorb the impact of hydrologic events, filter...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Presence of Humans in Forests - Kilometres of Roads

    Increases in population, urbanisation and the development of the road network have replaced large forested lands and have created pressures on the remaining forests (or woodlands). Three principal Canadian forested regions have been most affected by these events: the Windsor-Québec corridor, the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Distribution of Freshwater - Drainage Patterns

    A drainage basin is an area that drains all precipitation received as a runoff or base flow (groundwater sources) into a particular river or set of rivers. Canada’s major drainage regions are the Atlantic Ocean, Hudson Bay, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico. A lake can be defined as...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Water Consumption: Hydroelectric Generation

    Hydroelectric generation is the predominant form of electric generation in Canada. A major part of the economic history of Canada consisted of the development of sites with large hydroelectric potential such as Niagara and Shawinigan. Hydro developments have had a substantial effect on rivers and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Threats to Ecosystems - Road Density

    Transportation activities have a great impact on the environment because they fracture natural habitats and create pollution. Roads intrude into natural habitats, separating ecosystems and permanently altering the landscape. Road building has undesirable effects on species that require large...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    GEM-Diamonds MT; 19 MT/LMT sites (2011); magnetotelluric

    As part of NRCan's GEM (Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals)program, the Diamonds project is designed to study the deep lithosphere beneath the Slave and Churchill provinces of northern Canada. The primary goal of this project is to develop an understanding of the potential for diamonds and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • HTML
    • EDI
  • Federal

    GEM-Diamonds MT; 16 MT/LMT sites (2012); magnetotelluric

    As part of NRCan's GEM (Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals)program, the Diamonds project is designed to study the deep lithosphere beneath the Slave and Churchill provinces of northern Canada. The primary goal of this project is to develop an understanding of the potential for diamonds and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • HTML
    • EDI
  • Federal

    GEM-Diamonds MT; 25 MT/LMT sites (2010); magnetotelluric

    As part of NRCan's GEM (Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals)program, the Diamonds project is designed to study the deep lithosphere beneath the Slave and Churchill provinces of northern Canada. The primary goal of this project is to develop an understanding of the potential for diamonds and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • HTML
    • EDI
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